How to Love Like Jesus — Focus and Flow: John 4:31-34

How to Love Like Jesus — Where’s Your Focus?

Meanwhile his disciples urged him, “Rabbi, eat something.”

But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you know nothing about.”

Then his disciples said to each other, “Could someone have brought him food?”

“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.

John 4:31-34

 

How Jesus Loved People

Jesus just finished a conversation with the Samaritan woman at the well. A conversation filled with grace, and love, and truth. His conversation was so gracious and persuasive, that Samaritan woman wound up getting the townspeople together with Jesus for two days. (If you want to gain insight into why Jesus’ conversation was so successful, see previous How to Love Like Jesus post: Grace and Truth)

A two day meeting with the whole town — this was a golden opportunity for Christ to share the words of eternal life with people. What we’re witnessing here is how Jesus’ focus on saving souls took priority above his appetite for food for his flesh.

This is a great article written by Kurt over at bennett’s blog. How to love like Jesus and what that looks like. There is a great comment on this post on Kurt’s site as well, worth reading as it adds to Kurt’s post.

To finish reading this article, please head over to http://kurtbennettbooks.com/2012/08/25/how-to-love-like-jesus-focus-john-4/
While you are there, why not check out the rest of Kurt’s blog and let him know something he wrote blessed you.

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